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Matthew J. Leonard

Senior Partner
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Legal Assistant: Valerie Hernandez  

Attorney Matthew J. Leonard is an owner and equity partner of Leonard Law Group, LLC. Matthew concentrates his practice in the handling of a few hand-selected Personal Injury cases and the oversight of the Personal Injury department of Leonard Law Group. Matthew was recognized as an Illinois Rising Star in 2013 and 2014 and has been nominated an Illinois Super Lawyer annually since 2015. Matthew is an active member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and regularly speaks at Union membership meetings on issues involving Personal Injury law.

Matthew maintains the business relationships on behalf of Leonard Law Group, LLC. and is at the forefront of the firm's growth and expansion in the area of Personal Injury trial practice.


  • The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois 2005
    • J.D.

Awards & Accolades

  • Selected to Super Lawyers®, 2015-2020
  • Selected to Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, 2013-2014
  • Selected as Emerging Lawyer 2018

Practice Areas:

Case Results:

  • $1,250,000 Settlement for a truck driver injured in a warehouse accident.
  • $700,000 Settlement for a trip and fall into a pothole.
  • $500,000 Settlement for a truck v. vehicle crash.
  • $400,000 Settlement for a warehouse accident involving the moving of freight.
  • $325,000 Settlement for a warehouse accident involving a forklift.
  • $300,000 Settlement for a dog attack.

Putting Our Clients First. Always.

Our Clients Share Their Stories
  • Professionalism is the word.

    “Professionalism is the word. More than happy that I called, Joe Brancky helped me with all the questions and the process, he was on time with everything. Thank you!”

    - Theo F.
  • Joe Leonard and his team were one step ahead of everything.

    “Joe Leonard and his team were one step ahead of everything. No problems at all with pay or doctor's bills. A+++ rating in my book. Thanks, Joe!!”

    - Dale C.
  • We’ll never forget what you’ve done!

    “I just wanted to personally thank you for all that you did for Danny. Getting his surgery approved was such a blessing. He is moving around so much better now. And also your diligence in getting a ...”

    - Twyla S.
  • Attorney J. Leonard and his team were a pleasure to work with.

    “Attorney J. Leonard and his team were a pleasure to work with. They were highly professional and excellent communicators. They were also extremely knowledgeable about my case. I wouldn't hesitate to ...”

    - Robert C.
  • I'm completely satisfied so far with the Leonard law group and Joseph Leonard

    “I'm completely satisfied so far with the Leonard law group and Joseph Leonard”

    - Steven L.

We Get Results. Period.

Let Us Fight For You
  • Free Case Evaluations

    Regardless of the size or scope of your case, we always provide free initial consultations to our clients.

  • We Win... A Lot - It's What We Do

    We know how insurance companies and major corporations work to try and avoid responsibility. We're not afraid to go toe-to-toe with these companies to fight to make sure our clients get the recovery they deserve.

  • Hundreds of Millions Recovered For Our Clients

    We have recovered over $500 million for injured clients, winning virtually every case we've tried or obtaining a superb settlement along the way.

  • Experience on Your Side

    The seasoned trial attorneys at the Leonard Law Group possess over 100 years of collective legal experience.

We Make Insurance Companies Pay

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